Centricus And Consello Announce Strategic Alliance

Centricus, a global investment firm focused on advisory and asset management, and Consello, a leading global advisory and investing platform, today announced the formation of a strategic alliance between their organizations, leveraging their respective operations around the world.

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Studio SK Global Entertainment Sells Majority Stake to Centricus

Centricus has acquired a majority stake in SK Global Entertainment, the independent film and television production and finance company behind “Crazy Rich Asians.”

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Relativity Space raises $650 million from Fidelity and others to build 3D-printed SpaceX competitor

3D-printing specialist Relativity Space raised $650 million to step up work on a fully reusable rocket that will attempt to challenge Elon Musk’s SpaceX in less than three years, the company announced on Tuesday.

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U.K. Encryption Firm Agrees $1.4 Billion Centricus SPAC Deal

U.K. encryption software firm Arqit Ltd. agreed to go public through a $1.4 billion merger with Centricus Acquisition Corp., the blank-check company led by former Deutsche Bank AG dealmaker Garth Ritchie.

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Virtualitics Closes $7 Million Series B to Unlock Big Data Insights for Global Companies

Virtualitics, the breakthrough pioneer in next-generation big data visualization and analytics, today announced the close of a $7 million Series B round of equity funding led by Centricus, a global investment platform, and participated by existing investor the Venture Reality Fund (‘The VR Fund’) and other private investors.

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Exyn Technologies raises $16 million for drones that map underground spaces

Exyn Technologies, a company developing sophisticated autonomous robot systems, last week revealed that it has closed a $16 million series A round led by Centricus, with participation from Yamaha Motors Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Corecam Family Office, Red and Blue Ventures, and IP Group.

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Tamara Mellon Raising Its $50 Million Series C Is A Big Win For Female-Founded Brands

Tamara Mellon, the direct-to-consumer women’s luxury footwear brand, announced a $50 million Series C round of financing last week, making it one of the largest to date for a female-founded fashion brand. London-based investment firm Centricus led the latest round, with continued participation from existing investors, including NEA and Quadrille Capital. This brings Tamara Mellon Brand’s total capital raised to $87 million.

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Iconic Italian Hotel Resort Acquired by London Investment Firm

Centricus has acquired the iconic Capri Palace Hotel & Spa as it makes a foray into the high-end hotel and resorts sector.

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Centricus Takes Stake in Global Infrastructure Firm

Centricus acquired a 30% stake in Global Investment Holdings, an infrastructure investment company. The global investment platform, backed by a group of long-term investors including sovereign wealth funds, added Global Ports Holding, a London-listed port business, to its portfolio due to the purchase of a stake in GIH.

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SoftBank Vision Fund Raises $93 Bln In First Close

Nizar al-Bassam and Dalinc Ariburnu of newly formed Centricus, who advised on structuring and fund raising efforts for the Vision Fund, will continue their roles as advisers.

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Platform Centricus Buys Stake in Hedge Fund Halkin

Platform Centricus on Tuesday said it had acquired a majority stake in London-based hedge fund platform Halkin Asset Management, a letter to investors seen by Reuters showed.

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SoftBank to Buy Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 Billion

Nizar al-Bassam and Dalinc Ariburnu of Centricus arranged the Fortress transaction and will continue to advise SoftBank with respect to the firm.

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